UJ | Information Librarian Opportunities (2 POSTS)


UJ | Information Librarian (2 POSTS) (Humanities & FEBE)

Information Librarian (2 POSTS) (Humanities & FEBE)

Recruiter: University of Johannesburg

REF: SS/2011950

 

Introduction…

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university anchored in Africa and intent on global excellence and stature. With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and multiple partnerships. UJ is an international university of choice.

Job Specification…

  • Provide access to relevant information resources to the University community;  with special emphasis on blended learning;
  • Actively promote the facilities and services of the Library for optimal access to information;
  • Provide information skilling to the members of the University community;
  • Provide support to the research community;
  • Develop the collection and oversee its maintenance.

Minimum Requirements…

  • Degree in Library and Information Services or equivalent qualification;
  • Minimum of three years’ experience of information service provision in a higher education institution library or a special / research library.

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Information retrieval skills in various formats of information resources, including information discovery and library research tools
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the use of social networking applications
  • Experienced in the delivery of information skilling and presentations
  • Good oral and written communication, including report writing
  • Proficient in English
  • Strong client orientation and good people skills
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the provision of information and research support to undergraduates, postgraduates and academic staff
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently

Recommendations:

  • Equipped with post-graduate qualification;
  • Previous experience of working in the Humanities or Engineering academic library environment;
  • Familiarity with using bibliometric tools.                                  

 

ENQUIRIES REGARDING THE JOB CONTENT:  Ms Alinah Molebatsi on 011 559 3885 or at [email protected]

LOGIN AND APPLY ONLINE AT http://jobs.uj.ac.za

Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae, as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees, must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post.  Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal)

If you require technical support/ assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 010 140 3099 or email [email protected]

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Disclaimer

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In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

If you have a criminal record or there are any criminal proceedings pending against you, or if you are aware of any other information that may impact on the University of Johannesburg offering you a job, you are strongly encouraged to make the necessary disclosures during the interview. Please be aware that failure to do so could have serious consequences, including the possibility of termination of service if you are appointed and the information subsequently comes to the attention of the University of Johannesburg.

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